• Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior - Secret (SAF/AQXE-Office of the Deputy Asst Secy for Acquisition Integration, Execution Oversight)

    Job Locations US-VA-Pentagon/Arlington
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  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.


    This contract supports the SAF/AQ organization, other PEOs as directed, and other Headquarters Air Force organizations where it is in the interest of the SAF/AQ to have an acquisition support presence within that organization. The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations.


    SAF/AQXE – Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration (Execution Oversight Division) provides expert and integrated position/advice to SAE, AF leadership, PEOs and PMs on programming, budgeting, execution and acquisition reporting for AF acquisition programs.  Implements on behalf of SAE, special projects related to SAF/AQ priorities, BBP initiatives and acquisition oversight.  Serves as SAF/AQ focal point for Program Integration, Should Cost/Schedule, Earned Value Management, Scheduling, Affordability, and acquisition reform initiatives.  Serves as the SAF/AQ focal point for Business Intelligence/Acumen, Industrial Liaison and Industrial Base efforts.  Serves as the SAF/AQ focal point for the Warfighter SIG, urgent needs and Secretariat for Requirements processes (i.e. AFROC, JROC, SAR, DAES, DAB)


    The tasks for this position include:


    a. Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts, development and implementation of acquisition reform efforts.

    b. Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.

    c. Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.

    d. Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.

    e. Making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction.

    f. Tracking for compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues.

    g. Identifying changes in program direction and assess impacts.

    h. Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of acquisition management changes directed on AF acquisition programs.

    i. Monitoring Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Air Force, and other Service’s activities and assess their impact on AF acquisition programs.

    j. Supporting the HAF review process to include the Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.

    k. Performing the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs.

    l. Supporting program-specific strategy development, analysis, and planning for all phases of a program’s life cycle (such as phase transitions from technology development), through system development, production, fielding, modification, and sustainment.

    m. Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data.

    n. Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.

    o. Advising and supporting program reporting process at both HAF and DoD level.

    p. Reviewing and evaluating the impact of national, DOD, JCS, and civil government policies that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas.  
    q. Supporting the AF development of responses to Warfighter Urgent Needs and their implementation.

    r. Providing advice and status reports to leadership on a regular basis.

    s. Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.



    Active Secret Clearance


    Personnel at the Senior level in this position shall have a Master’s Degree in a Business or Engineering discipline


    A  minimum of 20 years of Air Force or Department of Defense experience in acquisition coded positions. 




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